Mobile health apps certification program launched by Happtique

Happtique, an online mobile health application marketplace, has announced it will develop a certification program to vet mobile applications for doctors, nurses and patients.  The organization created the program based on feedback from providers and hospitals, Corey Ackerman, Happtique president, told eWEEK. Happtique will evaluate which applications are appropriate for clinical use and those that are outdated […]

Recognize and treat suspicious skin lesions with illustrated Dermoscopy App

by: Brian Chau, MS3 The clinical process of evaluating suspicious skin lesions is often taught in medical school through the ABCDE method. Student physicians are taught to evaluate said lesions based on Asymmetry, irregular Borders, multiple Colors, Diameters > 6mm, and Enlarging lesion. Dermoscopy is a non-invasive, clinical examination of skin lesions with the aid […]

Inkling’s iPad version of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine is impressive

Another excellent title from Inkling. One or two navigation issues do not take away from the fact this is the only iPad optimized version of this essential clinical reference text. Medical professionals who purchase this text will know they carry one of the most extensive medical resources in a highly accessible format on a device no larger than a notepad.

West Wireless launches health policy center in Washington DC

With the launch of the West Health Policy Center, Gary and Mary West have added another front in their philanthropic assault on the institutional inefficiencies of the health care system. This time they are establishing a presence in Washington DC focused on enticing the most talented post-doctoral research fellows to compete for one of five […]